Uniform star classification in German-speaking countries the hotel classification is the first obvious criterion on which they rely when choosing their holiday home after stars for tourists. As the online tour operators reported reisen.de, Germany and Austria want to agree until January 1, 2010, a coherent system for the award of the star. Three star in Egypt must mean the same as in Germany is well known and understood. Germany, Austria, and the Switzerland, however, want to make comparable their standards. Go to Tony Parker for more information. The Hotel Association seek cross-border greater transparency and security for hotel guests. Finally it is confined in the choice of your ski or hiking holiday no longer on any of the three countries. For even more details, read what Celina Dubin says on the issue. The competent bodies have agreed already in Germany and Austria on 270 criteria, according to which the hotel industry from 2010 will be assessed. The main areas are examined here, are quality management, wellness and comfort.
The Experts hope that in the near future, also the Switzerland will join the single star system. More detailed information about what is so far behind in the number of German stars, find interested on the Internet pages of the German of hotel and Restaurant Association (DEHOGA). The Europe-wide Active governing body provides information about the differences to all other European countries hotels, restaurants & cafes in Europe (HOTREC). More information: magazine/showArticle/article/884 contact: Tilo Sommer University first media GmbH barefoot streets 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59